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Lord of War (2005) Movie Information

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Andrew Niccol


Nicolas Cage
Bridget Moynahan
Jared Leto
Ethan Hawke
Jared Burke
Eric Uys





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See the rise and fall of Ukrainian arms dealer Yuri Orlov (Cage). Yuri wants money and success and justifies his lifestyle of selling weapons to mobsters and dictators in order to live with himself.

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FSUNoles27TS 12/05/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A great watch that has real-world scenarios involved. One of Cage's not-so-ridiculous movies. It is one of my favorites. I can only wonder where this movie could have gone with a better cast.

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mitchellyoung 06/29/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Anchored by a more nuanced and subdued Nic Cage performance, Lord of War is an intriguing look into the dark world of international arms dealing. The film manages to raise interesting questions of morality while still taking a dark comedy approach to its story in a way that, oddly, works.

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Chris Kavan 07/30/2007 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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What is the nature of evil? If you think you know, sit down to Lord of War and find out everything you thought you knew turned on its head. It may seem lighthearted, but view it again and it's chilling what goes on in this world.

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Josh C 03/04/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Nicholas Cage is great in the film. The story weaves in and out nicely. It almost makes you like his character who is really just an immoral sales person trying to make money... what's new about that.

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04/10/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Lord Of War" by Yojimbo

Lord Of War stars Nicolas Cage as an arms dealer who happily supplies any and everyone in the world without thought to moral implications; he sees himself purely as a businessman supplying to meet a demand. This initially intriguing premise could've been a biting political satire and comment on the role of the west in the seemingly never-ending military conflicts that flare up around the world. Instead it's a rather half-hearted affair in which there seems to be little in the way of character development, depth of plot or even moral message; the result is a film that resembles a cross between The Last King Of Scotland and Sgt. Bilko. The only attempt to give these factors context on the world stage is a line of text at the end of the film that proclaims that the 5 permanent members of the...

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01/26/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A French-German-American action drama film that that includes personalities and events that have historical accuracy. Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage), a Ukrainian-American gunrunner, narrates that murder is natural in his neighborhood and becomes involved in the sales of Uzi’s. He, together with his younger brother, Vitaly (Jared Leto), forms their own arms business. Jack Valentine (Ethan Hawke), an Interpol agent, investigates a shipment of Yuri. Vitaly started using drugs and he is let go by his brother. He becomes the biggest weapons dealer.

Jack – “You get rich by giving the poorest people on the planet the means to continue killing each other” Yuri – “We’re doing nothing with our lives.” They say, "Evil prevails when good men fail to act." What they ought to say is, "Evil prevail...

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